Why Choose River Ridge Oral & Maxillofacial Surgical Center

Dr. Andrew Hille, Dr. Brent Henriksen, and Dr. Melissa Moutray are the three practicing surgeons at the River Ridge Oral & Maxillofacial Surgical Center. With 26 years of maxillofacial surgical experience, and training from the University of Iowa and University of Nebraska Medical Center, the doctors are expertly equipped to handle a wide variety of mouth, teeth, and facial region conditions and problems. They practice full scope oral and facial surgery, including complex dental extractions, dental implants placement, connective jaw surgery, facial trauma and reconstructive surgery, TMJ surgery, and facial cosmetic procedures. The procedures are performed under safe and appropriate anesthetic methods, in conjunction with the treatment plan designed by you and your referring dentist or doctor. The doctors take great pride in providing a successful and comfortable experience for each patient.

Surgical Staff

The surgical staff at River Ridge consists of 10 fully certified maxillofacial surgical assistants who work hand-in-hand with our surgeons to administer anesthesia and perform surgery. Our surgical and administrative staffs are able to help with any questions that you may have regarding your visit, including scheduling, insurance policies, and questions regarding pre-operative and post-operative care. If the initial person you speak with does not have the answer to your specific question, we will be sure to promptly find someone who will.

Your Visit

Your appointment at River Ridge often times does not require a consultation. We make every effort to less the burden of travel and time by performing your procedure on your initial visit. If you have complex medical history or dental situation as determined by your dentist, we will schedule a consultation and a second appointment for the surgical procedure.

  • We ask that you arrive 15 minutes prior to your scheduled appointment for check-in.
  • We require an annually updated registration by every patient we see. You can select the patient registration tab and complete the form online. It sends the form to us digitally.
  • We ask that you have your insurance cards available
  • If you are to be sedated please see the anesthesia instructions
  • You can review all post-operative instructions
  • We ask that if you have a medical condition that is pertinent to your scheduled procedure, please notify our office.

We are a Referral-based Practice

We do not see patients without a referral from your dentist, physician, or other dental specialist. Scheduling with our office, unless in the case of an emergency, is typically 1-2 weeks out. Once you have been referred to our practice, please call to schedule at 605-331-5059.

Please note that end of year appointments, days off from school, summer appointments and Friday appointments fill up the fastest. We are able to schedule over a year in advance.

We frequently see patients on an emergency basis. We will make every attempt to see you that day.